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WombWork Productions and Virtues Matter win Inaugural Johns Hopkins University Innovation Grant for Community Safety Jul 14, 2021

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Baltimore, MD - Wombwork Productions and Virtues Matter have been awarded a three-year grant for the Baltimore ‘Existential Determinants of Health’ (EDOH) Initiative, a community-based project based on virtues. Baltimore EDOH provides forums for creative expression that...

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Washington DECA, Virtues Matter Share the LOVE to support student well-being media Jun 01, 2021

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Washington State - Washington DECA and Virtues Matter launched #SharetheLOVEDECA, an initiative to help students build a culture of appreciation, connection and self-care. #SharetheLOVEDECA is designed to help students develop a positive mindset by cultivating virtues like ...

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Virtues for a Sustainable Life Feb 19, 2021

How are you, really? 

Are you caught up in what Linda Kavelin-Popov calls the FOG Syndrome of Fatigue, Overwhelm, and Guilt? Have the demands of your life exceeded your energy?  Illnesses such as Chronic Fatigue and Post Polio are epidemic. Too many of us are E-Type Personalities”...

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2020 - A Year in Review Jan 05, 2021

In 2020, a year mostly on Zoom, Virtues Matter made great strides as an organization and influencer. Like many, we pivoted to online and made the best of difficult circumstances.

We developed and offered a range of programs to help others improve well-being, strengthen unity, culture and...

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Need a Thanksgiving boost? This app can quickly lift spirits media Nov 25, 2020

On his recent podcast episode of Now What, Jason Hiner interviews Dara Feldman about the Virtues Cards and how it gives a boost to parents, educators, team leaders and anyone who is trying to stay strong during the pandemic. He shares, "The app offers a daily dose of inspiration on the human...

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Our Way of Saying Thank You! Nov 19, 2020

As the U.S. approaches Thanksgiving, it seems timely to reflect on things for which we can be grateful. It’s been a long year and easy to fall into a trap of negativity. But there’s good all around and being thankful can be transformative. Change your mind, change your life!

A friend...

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Kindness: The Language of LOVE media Nov 09, 2020

As we head to World Kindness Day on November 13,  we are seeing dozens of organizations, events and innovative initiatives share the impact of kindness. There are many benefits from practicing kindness - from increasing self-esteem, empathy and compassion, to lowering blood pressure....

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America Meditates Podcast media Oct 06, 2020

Join the podcast, America Meditates, with Sister Jenna, Director of the Meditation Museums in Maryland & Virginia as she shares a meditation and interviews the Virtues Matter team about inspiring ways to master the challenges on the journey of life.  For decades, Sister Jenna has moved...

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Being of Service through Caring media Oct 05, 2020

Dave and Dara were guests on the Culture and Leadership Connections podcast to introduce Virtues, share insights on culture and offer ways to bring positivity to our world. Starting with a phone shake of the Virtues Cards and a random selection of the ‘Caring’ card, some highlights...

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A Whole New World: 7 Virtues for the Great Reset - #7 Unity great reset Sep 09, 2020

“We are not going to be able to operate our spaceship earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.” ~ Buckminster Fuller, author

 As we post this final blog of the ‘Whole New...

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A Whole New World: 7 Virtues for the Great Reset - #6 Creativity great reset Aug 04, 2020

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”  ~ Albert Einstein 

 It has never been more important to play. In fact, play is the new work. To boost our mental and emotional health, many of us have an opportunity to embrace a new spaciousness of life at home, by creating new...

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Don't Just Feel Better, Be Better! personal Jul 31, 2020

Looking for a summer read, I came across Strengthsfinders by Tom Rath, a book I read more than 10 years ago. It was written with the goal to start conversations about ‘what’s right with people.’

This feels more relevant today given how much we are constantly barraged with...

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